Legal notice

This website is owned and operated by the REFLECT project consortium that is constituted by the following partners:

Helmholtz Zentrum Potsdam Deutsches Geoforschungszentrum (GFZ), Technische Universiteit Delft (TUD), Bureau de recherches géologiques et minières (BRGM), Université de Neuchatel (UNINE), Institutt for energiteknikk (IFE), Nederlandse organisatie voor toegepast natuurwetenschappelijk onderzoek (TNO), United Kingdom Research and Innovation (UKRI), Islenskar Orkurannsoknir (ISOR), University of Miskolc (UNIM), Izmir Institute of Technology (IZTech), European Federation of Geologists (EFG), Hydroisotop GmbH Laboratorium zur Bestimmung von Isotopen in Umwelt und Hydrologie (HI), Landsvirkjun Sameignarfelag (LVK), Pfalzwerke Geofuture GmbH (PGF).

Contact persons

Coordinating team:

Katrin Kieling:

Simona Regenspurg:

Helmholtz Zentrum Potsdam Deutsches Geoforschungszentrum (GFZ)


Potsdam 14473




Unless specified otherwise, the REFLECT project shall retain the full rights of all images, texts, and other media published on this website.

Images may be used for editorial purpose only. There is no charge for its use, provided the source reference is given. Graphical alterations to the photo – except for highlighting the main motif – are not permitted.

It is hereby expressly permitted – in accordance with the following restrictions – to copy, print, and distribute these webpages as well as the attached documents. The webpages and documents provided herein may only be used for informational purposes. These webpages and documents may not be used for commercial purposes. Each copy (this also applies to excerpts) must include the above mentioned proof of copyright.



We cannot assume any liability for the content of external pages. Solely the operators of those linked pages are responsible for their content.

The REFLECT project makes every reasonable effort to ensure that the content of this website is kept up to date, and that it is accurate and complete. Nevertheless, the possibility of errors cannot be entirely ruled out. The REFLECT project does not give any warranty in respect of the timeliness, accuracy or completeness of material published on this website, and disclaims all liability for (material or non-material) loss or damage incurred by third parties arising from the use of content obtained from the website.

Registered trademarks and proprietary names, and copyrighted text and images, are not generally indicated as such on our webpages. But the absence of such indications in no way implies that these names, images or text belong to the public domain in the context of trademark or copyright law.


Data Protection and Privacy Policy

REFLECT is committed to protecting your privacy. When we process personal data, we observe the rules laid down in the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679.

This privacy notice explains how we collect and use your personal data and which rights and options you have in this respect.


What information do we collect about you?

We collect information about you when you register for an event organised by REFLECT. We also collect information when you voluntarily subscribe to our newsletter, complete surveys, provide feedback or participate in competitions. Website usage information is collected using cookies.


How will we use the information about you?

We collect information about you to process your inquiry and, if you agree, to email you about project news that we think may be of interest to you. REFLECT will not share your information for marketing purposes with companies, institutions or other third parties without your consent.



REFLECT disseminates information about project work and related activities by email. If you have consented to receive email-marketing, you may opt out at a later date. You have a right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes. If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please send an email to


Access to your information and correction

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please email us at or write to the REFLECT Work Package leader on Dissemination and Exploitation at the following address: European Federation of Geologists (EFG), C/O Service Géologique de Belgique, 13 Rue Jenner, 1000 Brussels, Belgium. We may make a small charge for this service.

We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. Therefore, you may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.


Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses “cookies”, text files saved on the users’ computer which enable the analysis of the users’ website use. The information on the users’ website use are usually sent to and stored on a Google servicer in the USA. More information on Google Analytics’ handling of user data can be found in the Google’s data protection report.



Users can prevent the storage of cookies through the settings of the browser software used; for that case, keep in mind that some functions of the website may not be usable to full extent. Furthermore, users can prevent the transmission and analysis of the data (including the users’ IP address) gained through the cookie by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin found under the following link.


Other websites

Our website contains links to other websites. This privacy notice only applies to this website, so when you link to other websites you should read their own privacy policies.


Changes to our privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on this web page. This privacy notice was last updated in February 2020.


How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you:

By email at

Or write to the REFLECT Work Package leader on Dissemination and Exploitation at the following address: European Federation of Geologists (EFG), C/O Service Géologique de Belgique, 13 Rue Jenner, 1000 Brussels, Belgium.